Firms To Watch: Dispute resolution

HubLegal Law firm entered the market in 2023 and is led by managing partner Laurynas Lukošiūnas.
WIDEN has continued to grow its disputes practice, with key areas including employment, construction, and civil disputes, among others. The team is led by Mantas Mikalopas, noted for his experience in litigation and labour law.

Dispute resolution in Lithuania


Cobalt‘s large and comprehensive disputes practice is a prominent force in the region’s litigation and arbitration proceedings, receiving notable engagements in the energy and sport sectors as well as transport and real estate-related cases. As head of the dispute resolution department, Rimantas Simaitis handles a broad range of disputes, mediations, and negotiations, notably in the energy and transport industries. Paulius Markovas focuses on bankruptcy and restructuring work, while Mindaugas Bliuvas adds further breadth, focusing on white-collar crime issues. Marius Inta is experienced in insurance issues, while Rasa Zaščiurinskaitė is a key name for competition disputes. Other integral members include public procurement head Deividas Soloveičik and Milda Markevičiūtė, who leads on administrative and business disputes. The team is further enhanced since Žygimantas Pacevičius joined.

Practice head(s):

Rimantas Simaitis

Other key lawyers:

Paulius Markovas; Mindaugas Bliuvas; Marius Inta; Rasa Zaščiurinskaitė; Deividas Soloveičik; Milda Markevičiūtė; Žygimantas Pacevičius


‘Profound knowledge of the law and clear guidance and communication.’

‘Cobalt are a uniquely Baltic state focused full service law firm with considerable expertise as well as deep relationships in the various countries that they operate. They are consistently excellent at what they do and a pleasure to work with. Their service standards are comparable to the best London firms.’

‘Marius Inta is a pragmatic, results focused advocate and a great communicator.’

Key clients

AB Lietuvos geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways)

Veolia group companies in France and Lithuania, including Veolia Environnement S.A., UAB Vilniaus energija, UAB Litesko

Enercon GmbH

Lithuanian Car Roads Administration

Uždaroji akcinė bendrovė GRIFS AG

Riga International Airport

AB ORLEN Lietuva

UAB Merko statyba and Merko Ehitus AS

UAB ATEA Baltic, UAB ATEA, UAB ELSIS and related group of ATEA/Ementor companies

Air Baltic Corporation A/S

Diaverum klinikos, UAB

Modus energy, AB group companies

Scandagra, UAB, a Scandagra group AB company

Vakarų medienos grupė


UAB Pramonės energija (E-energija group)

BOD group

UAB Alna, UAB Alna Business Solutions, UAB Alna Software


Steinmuller Babcock GmbH

Rituals Cosmetics enterprise B.V.

AB ORLEN Lietuva


Work highlights

  • Representing Veolia Group companies in a case regarding €240m damages, initiated by the Republic of Lithuania (represented by the Ministry of Energy).
  • Representing an independent player in the Nordic energy market in the out-of-court insolvency proceedings of AB Inter Rao Lietuva.
  • Represented UAB Vilniaus Energija in a dispute against Lithuanian distribution network operator Ignitis, AB regarding discrimination against other CHP plants and the state-owned electricity plant.


The dispute resolution team at Ellex receives a strong workload from both public and private clients including the Ministry of Justice and Litgrid. Fielding a large practice, the firm has a diverse offering, providing assistance on matters ranging from unfair competition claims through to criminal proceedings, with several recent cases emerging from the energy and transport sectors. Commercial and investment litigator Giedrė Aukštuolienė and Miroslav Nosevič, who is an experienced litigator and arbitrator, jointly head up the practice. The team also benefits from the experience of Valentinas Mikelėnas and Egidijus Baranauskas, both former judges of the Supreme Court of Lithuania, and Vilija Vaitkutė Pavan, who focuses on professional negligence claims. Key names at the associate level include Rūta Jasilionė, who covers family law and white-collar issues, and Agnė Kisieliauskaitė, who handles EU and Brexit-related disputes. Tadas Varapnickas joined the team from TGS Baltic in 2023.

Practice head(s):

Giedrė Aukštuolienė; Miroslav Nosevič

Other key lawyers:

Valentinas Mikelėnas; Vilija Vaitkutė Pavan; Egidijus Baranauskas; Rūta Jasilionė; Agnė Kisieliauskaitė; Tadas Varapnickas; Simona Budreikaitė


‘The members of the dispute resolution practice at Ellex are highly competent, very experienced and refreshingly dynamic.’

‘Vilija Vaitkutė Pavan and Agnė Kisieliauskaitė are experts of their legal fields. In particular they impressed with their deep insight into the factual circumstances of the case.’

‘Experienced; hard-working; always thinking one step ahead, good tactician; good timing and works organiser, completes tasks on time; closely cooperates with other legal practice groups, which allows resolving disputes in a professional manner; suitable for complex cases; respectful communication with the customer, listens to the customer.’

Key clients

Litesko, UAB (part of Veolia group)

ELEKTRUM LIETUVA, UAB and Windfarm Akmenė Two, UAB

Toksika, UAB

Litgrid AB

The Republic of Lithuania, represented by the Ministry of Justice

AB „LTG Infra“

Įmonių grupė Alita, AB

Scylla AG

Group of companies: Coca Cola HBC Lietuva, UAB; Rimi Lietuva, UAB; Orkla Foods Lietuva, UAB; Norfos mažmena, UAB; Skuba, UAB, Švyturys-Utenos alus, UAB

Kauno regiono atliekų tvarkymo centras, VšĮ

Western Shipyard (part of BLRT Grupp)

Work highlights

  • Representing the Republic of Lithuania before the Court of Justice of the European Union, where Lithuania and 6 other Member States are seeking annulment of certain provisions of the so-called Mobility Package.
  • Successfully represented Litesko, UAB (part of Veolia group) in reaching an amicable settlement in the private-public sector dispute over the Alytus city Heating & Electricity Infrastructure.
  • Successfully represented the interests of Litgrid, AB before the Supreme Court of Lithuania in the case regarding the civil liability of a Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator.

Motieka & Audzevicius

Praised by clients for its ‘exceptional combination of expertise, innovation, and dedication’, boutique firm Motieka & Audzevicius is regularly at the forefront of high-stakes international arbitrations and disputes before top Lithuanian and European courts. With over two decades of disputes experience, Ramūnas Audzevičius is a highly regarded litigator and arbitrator with substantial experience representing clients before the ECHR, CJEU, and Lithuanian Supreme Court, among other courts across the central Eastern Europe. New York qualified Justinas Jarusevičius is another key name for high-profile and multi-jurisdictional litigation, whereas Jovitas Elzbergas specialises in real estate and construction litigation. Highlighted for his ‘quality of advice', Rimantas Daujotas excels in arbitration proceedings, while Valentas Mitrauskas acts as lead counsel on public procurement disputes and Edvinas Lenkauskas focuses on tax disputes. Further key names include associates Albertas Šekštelo, Denis Parchajev, and Mantas Juozaitis.

Practice head(s):

Ramūnas Audzevičius; Jovitas Elzbergas; Rimantas Daujotas; Justinas Jarusevičius; Edvinas Lenkauskas; Valentas Mitrauskas

Other key lawyers:

Albertas Šekštelo; Denis Parchajev; Mantas Juozaitis; Karolis Vaičekauskas


‘I like Motieka’s team. Their lawyers in international arbitration deserve profound acclaim for their exceptional practice and unparalleled skills. Their ability to navigate the intricate web of international laws and regulations while deftly managing cross-border disputes is remarkable. They exhibit an extraordinary command of multiple legal systems, coupled with a deep understanding of diverse cultural nuances, allowing them to forge effective solutions to complex global disputes. Their proficiency in negotiation, advocacy, and arbitration procedures ensures that we receive equitable outcomes in the international arena.’

‘Motieka’s team is a restless fighter for the clients’ interests.’

‘We are happy to have Justinas Jarusevičius on our side. As the amount of work is huge, Justinas demonstrates extraordinary management capabilities both working with the client on multiple matters as well as managing the team and delivering much needed results. After working with him, I understood that if you have complex litigation, Justinas is a person you want to have on your side. Ramūnas Audzevičius works with our matters on a strategic level. His insights are always very beneficial.’

Key clients

ICOR, UAB and related individuals

Braitin, UAB

Garsų pasaulis, UAB

Autokausta, UAB


Panevėžio statybos trestas, AB

Axis Power, UAB

Inter Rao Lietuva, BAB

Vydmantai Wind Park, UAB

HISK, AB (former name Panevėžio keliai, AB)

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

Audiovizualinių Kūrinių Autorių Teisių Asociacija Avaka

Lifosa, AB

Work highlights

  • Representing ICOR in a notable case where a State would withdraw its €240m ICSID investor-state arbitration counterclaim in the wake of the Achmea CJEU judgment and convert it into an independent claim filed in its own national courts against EU investor.
  • Representing LIFOSA, AB in the €2bn EU sanctions-related litigation against Lithuanian State authorities regarding the appointment of the restrictive measure (temporary administration) and allegedly listing LIFOSA, AB as the sanctioned person.
  • Representing Inter Rao Lietuva, BAB in five parallel sanctions-related disputes due to abuse conducted by Financial Crimes Investigation Centre.


As a ‘go-to’ regional disputes practice, Sorainen‘s team is jointly led by Kęstutis Švirinas and Kazimieras Karpickis; the former excels in arbitrations and disputes in international courts like the ECHR and CJEU, meanwhile the latter is particularly well versed in bankruptcy and shareholder disputes. The pair oversee the broad practice with key areas including public procurement, banking, criminal and employment litigation. At associate level, Jurgita Karvelė has expertise in employment disputes, with Darius Raulušaitis is recognised for his criminal expertise; he leads white-collar investigation team. Counsel Ieva Rimavičienė is also noted for her arbitration and negotiation experience.

Practice head(s):

Kęstutis Švirinas; Kazimieras Karpickis

Other key lawyers:

Jurgita Karvelė; Darius Raulušaitis; Ieva Rimavičienė


‘Sorainen is the go-to law firm for complex disputes in the Baltics. Highly skilled, knowledgeable and very hard working. Extremely high level of support, care and attention to the client’s issue’.

‘Very pro-active approach with out-of-the box solutions and suggestions. Kazimieras Karpickis is a master in the balancing act of providing enough information, but not overflowing his client.’

‘Intelligent and pragmatic approach.’

‘The team possesses a combination of exceptional skills, attributes, and qualities that make them highly effective in representing clients in legal disputes and courtroom proceedings. Sorainen is known for its client-centric approach. They prioritize understanding their clients’ businesses and goals, tailoring legal solutions to meet specific needs.’

‘Kęstutis Švirinas is the individual I have dealt with. He is an expert in his field and is incredibly detail oriented and strategic.’

‘Strong partner availability; partners are strongly focused on client intimacy.’

‘The team is very professional, client oriented, we got services with the highest quality.’

‘Highest quality, smooth communication, result oriented.’

Key clients

Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria

Mezon UAB

Sekeslog 17, UAB

POLATA s.r.o.


Mogita UAB

Receivership Estate of EminiFX

Nexo Capital Inc

HSC Baltic

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Vilnius Tech)

Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania

Work highlights

  • Successfully defended an individual’s right of freedom of expression before the European Court of Human Rights in a case against Lithuania.
  • Successfully represented Mezon in a dispute over the transfer of frequencies together with the acquired Mezon business.
  • Successfully represented a company in Lithuania owned by the W. P. Carey fund in a legal dispute with Kesko Senukai Lithuania.


With a client base comprised of both private companies and public authorities, WALLESS‘ dispute resolution and arbitration team is praised by clients for its ‘attention to detail’ and ‘great courtroom performance’. The firm has recently seen a strong pipeline of disputes cases involving the energy, waste management and environmental sectors, and sanctions issues, among others. Practice head Simona Drukteinienė is experienced in a range of litigation and arbitration matters with strength in damages claim. Other noteworthy individuals include Gediminas Dominas, a well-known arbitrator with past experience at the ICC Court of Arbitration, and Renata Jatužytė-Mulevičienė, who is noted for her real estate and environment expertise.

Practice head(s):

Simona Drukteinienė

Other key lawyers:

Gediminas Dominas; Renata Jatužytė-Mulevičienė; Evaldas Klimas


‘The members of the dispute resolution team are great specialists in the area. They complement each other. Different specialists have different strengths.’

‘We really appreciate that all members of the team communicate with the client very well in order to coordinate the next steps and process documents.’

‘Very high competence.’

‘The team we work with puts a lot of effort and diligent work during the court process, shows excellent material analysing skills. Great courtroom performance.’

‘Competence, ethics, attention to detail.’

‘Evaldas Klimas, Renata Jatužytė-Mulevičienė – Very personal attitude to the case, attention to details.’

Key clients

Environmental Protection Department under the Ministry of Environment

UAB Diaverum klinikos

ERGO Insurance SE

Kaunas City Municipality Administration

Viešoji įstaiga Kauno regiono atliekų tvarkymo centras


Elektrum Lietuva, UAB

Elecnor S.A, Instalaciones Inabensa S.A.

IKI Lietuva, UAB

UAB Omberg

UAB Orivas

Vilnius University

Itoil Trade

Work highlights

  • Representing the Environmental Protection Department under the Ministry of Environment in a €48m environmental damage compensation lawsuit.
  • Representing Diaverum klinikos in two disputes against competitors and their shareholders in a claim relating to the compensation of damages caused by unfair competition actions.
  • Representing Elektrum in a dispute for the implementation of EU sanctions based on a claim by a sanctioned entity.

GLIMSTEDT Bernotas & Partners

With capabilities across the Baltics and Sweden, GLIMSTEDT Bernotas & Partners is particularly prominent in insurance and debt recovery disputes as well as claims relating to commercial and unfair competition issues. Solveiga Vilčinskaitė leads the team and has substantial experience in international litigation and arbitration proceedings along with specialisms in contract and tort law. Disputes expert Laura Augytė-Kamarauskienė has considerable expertise in professional liability and insurance cases as well as those involving family and inheritance elements, whereas Dovilė Murauskienė has a focus on public law. On the banking, finance and insolvency front, arbitrator Audrius Žvybas is a key member of the team.

Practice head(s):

Solveiga Vilčinskaitė

Other key lawyers:

Audrius Žvybas; Laura Augytė-Kamarauskienė; Dovilė Murauskienė


‘The team combines theoretical knowledge with extensive practical experience. The team is very responsive to client’s needs.’

‘Laura Augytė-Kamarauskienė is one of the top civil procedure experts in Lithuania. She also has extensive knowledge in our field of activity. This combination allows her to represent our interests perfectly.’

Key clients




Lithuanian Chamber of Notaries

Arik Air Limited (In Receivership)

ERGO Insurance SE Lithuanian Branch


PayRay Bank, UAB


Work highlights

  • Representing PST in cases initiated in court and arbitration for an insurance payout and compensation of damages from a former director incurred due to a fine imposed on the PST by the Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania.
  • Representing SW BALTICS AS in a dispute against the Lithuanian Road Administration (LRA) surrounding a new e-tolling system.
  • Representing UAB „LUXE POOLS“ in an unfair competition dispute against its former employee and two other companies.

LEADELL Balciunas ir Grajauskas

Under the leadership of Gintaras Balčiūnas, LEADELL Balciunas ir Grajauskas handles administrative and civil cases across a broad set of Lithuanian and EU courts. Notably, the firm has seen several large engagements pertaining to public service obligations in the energy sector, alongside numerous public procurement, shareholder and competition-related disputes. Vaidas Radvila covers a broad set of disputes, including energy, transport and IP litigation, while Gintaras Stankevičius has key experience in contract, real estate and construction law.

Practice head(s):

Gintaras Balčiūnas

Other key lawyers:

Vaidas Radvila; Gintaras Stankevičius

Key clients

AB “Achema”

Concern “ACHEMOS GRUPĖ”, Ltd.

JSC “Achema Gas Trade”

Unifiedpost, Ltd.

UAB “Roche Lietuva”

UAB “Eoltas

UAB “Agrochema”

AB “Klaipėdos jūrų krovinių kompanija” (KLASCO)

Solis tribus, UAB

Work highlights

  • Representing UAB “Roche Lietuva” in numerous cases against the organisers of public procurements, claiming both pecuniary and, sometimes, non-pecuniary damages.
  • Representing Achema in multiple cases in national courts with regards to a consumption of natural gas levy.
  • Representing UAB “Agrochema”, a large company dealing in agriculture and trade and part of the “ACHEMOS GRUPĖ” conglomerate, in several debt settlement cases against farmers.


Noewe’s disputes practice has experience acting for domestic and foreign clients, notably from Estonia and Poland, throughout the energy and real estate sectors, and also has niche expertise in sport law. At the team’s head is litigator and arbitrator Marius Devyžis, who has experience acting before the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Geneva; he also has experience covering insolvency law and was recently made a member of the Court of Honour of the Lithuanian Chamber of Insolvency Administrators. Managing partner Robert Juodka acts in cross-border litigation, including shareholder, construction, and competition disputes, while of counsel Paulius Docka offers support on arbitration proceedings and aviation disputes. Associate partners Andrius Lukašonokas and Jonas Platelis handle a mix of real estate, construction, restructuring and insolvency disputes.

Practice head(s):

Marius Devyžis

Other key lawyers:

Paulius Docka; Andrius Lukašonokas; Jonas Platelis; Robert Juodka

Key clients

Clint Eastwood




World-Clear Ltd./T1 Holdings

Saren BV

State Enterprise Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant

Nukas, UAB

Upės projektai, UAB

Teledema, UAB

Work highlights

  • Represented Clint Eastwood in several civil cases against now liquidated Lithuanian company Mediatonas, UAB and its sole shareholder for recovery of over $6m.
  • Representing real estate developers, Rinvest group companies, in various judicial and pre-trial disputes related to real estate developments.
  • Representing SCHENKER sp. z o.o. and subsidiaries of DB Schenker in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia in ongoing transport and client disputes across Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia.


Operating from both Vilnius and Klaipeda, shipping, logistics and transport specialists Averus assists with a range of disputes relating to customs and international trade, and sanctions issues, combined with a growing presence in cases involving waste management, environmental protection and human rights elements. The practice is led by Regina Derkintytė-Kaupienė, who is a highly experienced maritime lawyer; Raimondas Kivylius, who is a tax and financial crime expert, and Jonas Sakalauskas, who is an expert in the customs, trade and regulated industries. Associate partner Marius Barisevičius and advocate Greta Motiejūnienė are other key names within the team, as is Vaidas Rakauskas.

Practice head(s):

Regina Derkintytė-Kaupienė; Raimondas Kivylius; Jonas Sakalauskas

Other key lawyers:

Greta Motiejūnienė; Marius Barisevičius; Vaidas Rakauskas


‘Averus ensure a good combination of legal expertise, a high level of quality and attention to the real needs and expectations of the client. I think Averus’ strengths are that they have the environmental and public procurement expertise that our sector needs.’

‘Culture of quick reaction, quality solutions; very friendly and collaborative; leaders in their fields of expertise – up to date knowledge.’

‘Professional, punctual, perfect case knowledge.’

Key clients

Kauno termofikacijos electrine (Kaunas Termofication Power Plant)

Vilniaus BDT



Tardek OU

Eko Perdirbimas

Druskininkų butų ūkis UAB

Everwelle OU

Lietuvos bankas, the Bank of Lithuania


Stogtekta UAB

Uosto vartai UAB

Danes perlas, UAB

Baltijos pervežimai, UAB

Magnetic Parts Trading Limited

Heston Aviation, consolidated group of companies

Aero Norway, AS

Jump Air, UAB

Carlyle Aviation Partners

Setna iO, LLC

Silberauto, AS

SIA Marine Underwriting Services

Towmar Baltic, UAB

Scania Finans Aktiebolag Lietuvos filialas

Scania Lithuania, SCANIA

Nurminen Maritime, UAB

Litana ir Ko, UAB

Topada, UAB


Compensa Vienna Insurance Group, ADB

ERGO Insurance SE Lietuvos filialas

First Logistics, UAB

JSC Europe stabilizers UAB

CF&S Lithuania UAB

Escolit UAB

Manvesta, UAB

Work highlights

  • Representing Žalvaris UAB in the investigation of a fire incident at one of the largest waste management facilities in Lithuania in Kaunas city and in an inspection by the Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Representing an individual person in a civil case forming the basis for the protection of same-sex partners rights in Lithuania.
  • Representing the interests of Uosto vartai, UAB in disputes with “LTG Cargo”, AB related to EU sanctions against Russia.


Providing coverage across the Nordic and Baltic regions, Magnusson‘s Kaunas-based dispute resolution department is particularly experienced in public procurement and construction disputes. Dispute resolution lawyer Evaldas Rapolas leads the team and is considered ‘a highly skilled civil law strategist’ by his clients; he is also noted as a member of the Board of Kaunas Chamber of Commerce. Heading up the public procurement side is Marius Endzinas, while Dalia Stakvilevičiūtė takes the reins on real estate and construction disputes.

Practice head(s):

Evaldas Rapolas; Marius Endzinas

Other key lawyers:

Dalia Stakvilevičiūtė


‘The most important advantage is that the Magnusson team has professionals in different fields. These professionals have deep knowledge in particular sector.’

‘Magnusson’s team always propose perspective oriented legal and business solutions.’

‘Evaldas Rapolas is a very good “process owner”, very good strategist, and he has excellent analytical skills and process planning skills. Marius Endzinas is an expert for our public procurement issues. He has a creative and client-oriented approach, which, together with his deep experience in the field, allows him to provide us with precise insights and solutions for each situation we are in.’

‘The Dispute Resolution team of Magnusson Lithuania has been serving us for many years, and we are very pleased with their service. They are very focused in delivering added value to us, which they are able to achieve by knowing our business and our processes (including our strengths and weaknesses), as well as being very professional and insightful.’

‘Marius Endzinas is our main contact. Marius always gives his deep insights as to the benefits and risks of the legal options being discussed, so we can make our decisions easier and know what to expect as the result. Marius tends to be reserved as to giving promises but gives us results instead.’

‘Magnusson’s team members are able to evaluate situations from various angles, which enables them to find best solutions to legal issues. Magnusson’s team consists of professionals who are quick to respond to the problems of individuals and legal entities. They also quickly propose the most suitable strategy for the client to solve the issue, assess all possible risks, and provide feedback during the process.’

‘Dalia Stakvilevičiūtė is an expert in real estate, environmental protection, and construction law. Dalia has an ability to see the situation from multiple angles, which enables her to identify the most effective way to solve a problem. Finally, she is capable of representing the client flawlessly in all judicial proceedings.’

Key clients

Sateba Lithuania

Eikos statyba

Koncernas Alga

ARV Auto


Stoties turgus





Work highlights

  • Successfully represented Sateba Lithuania, an indirect subsidiary of Sateba Group (France), in a dispute against the Lithuanian Branch of Eurovia CS, a.s. (the Czech Republic) regarding quality of construction materials.
  • Successfully represented Plungės lagūna, a construction company, in a public procurement dispute regarding results of a public tender administered by the Lithuanian Road Administration for maintenance of a regional road segment.
  • Successfully represented Koncernas Alga, a manufacturer of metal construction products, in a dispute against the National Land Service on the termination of the state-owned land lease agreement.


The dispute resolution practice at NOOR acts in contractual disputes, shareholder disputes, and damage claims. In particular, the team has attracted instructions from developers and engineering companies in the real estate and construction sectors. Daiva Ušinskaitė-Filonovienė spearheads the team with experience acting in insolvency and damages compensation claims; managing partner Giedrius Murauskas further strengthens these areas, and also has notable experience in commercial arbitration proceedings. Saulius Urbonavičius covers transactional disputes as part of the restructuring and bankruptcy team, while Gintas Andruška specialises in construction disputes. Senior associate Greta Raulušonė is another key name.

Practice head(s):

Daiva Ušinskaitė-Filonovienė

Other key lawyers:

Giedrius Murauskas; Gintas Andruška; Saulius Urbonavičius; Saulius Urbonavičius; Greta Raulušonė

Key clients

Eurovia CS. a.s.

Eurovia Lietuva AB

Litgrid UAB

VšĮ Šiaulių regiono atliekų tvarkymo centras (Šiauliai region waste management centre)

Caverion Lietuva UAB


Marijampolės pieno konservai UAB

Vilniaus šilumos tinklai UAB

Plungės šilumos tinklai UAB

Montuotojas UAB

Ecoservice UAB

Work highlights

  • Representing Montuotojas UAB in a legal dispute based on a claim by Vilnius municipality regarding the compensation of over €8m of losses incurred due to the high cost of the construction works of the Lazdynų Baseinas (the Pool of Lazdynai).
  • Representing two crypto investors and entrepreneurs in a civil case regarding crypto-related claims.
  • Represented a start-up IT company in a dispute against National Public Health Center under the Ministry of Health of Republic of Lithuania regarding the claim for damages that incurred due to improper performance of the public procurement.

Triniti Jurex Law Firm

Advising on a range of disputes spanning the energy, real estate, and public procurement spaces, Triniti Jurex Law Firm fields a large disputes practice, which is recommended for its ‘very fast responses and very warm communication’. Jurgita Judickienė heads up the disputes and employment teams, while Vilija Viešūnaitė takes the lead on IP and unfair competition disputes, and Artūras Vaišvila is experienced in wide range of civil, construction and insurance matters. Karolina Laurynaitė focuses on public procurement matters and Evaldas Pocevičius works on liability and transaction-related cases.

Practice head(s):

Jurgita Judickienė

Other key lawyers:

Artūras Vaišvila; Vilija Viešūnaitė; Karolina Laurynaitė; Evaldas Pocevičius


‘Team’s strength lies in innovative out-of-the box approach and extra care and attention to the tiniest details.’

‘Professional, delves into details, great communication.’

‘Jurgita Judickienė is very professional, delves into details, excellent oratorical skills, unbreakable argumentation, great communication.’

Key clients

DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH

Lithuanian Radio and Television Centre (LRTC)

Newsec Advisors LT

Nordic Power Management OU

UAB „Munitus“

UAB Stingeris

Žemaitijos pienas, AB

SĮ „Vilniaus atliekų sistemos administratorius“

Soderus, UAB/Darius Žitlinskas

WhiteBit, UAB

CV Group, UAB

Krka d.d. Novo mesto

Work highlights

  • Represented Nordic Power Management OU in two cross-border cases related to bankruptcy and claims of creditors against the management and shareholders of its subsidiary.
  • Representing CV Group, UAB in a case relating to free movement of data.
  • Represented Newsec Advisors LT in protecting the valid result of a private auction.

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland)

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) acts in civil and administrative disputes ranging from construction matters to those in the energy, transport and logistics sectors. Employment expert Justinas Usonis and commercial litigator and arbitrator Arnoldas Jokūbaitis head up the practice. Monika Ražukaitė and Vainius Šarmavičius handle real estate disputes, with the former also possessing experience in public procurement issues. The group utilises the firm's global network to represent a variety of local and multinational clients.

Practice head(s):

Arnoldas Jokūbaitis; Justinas Usonis

Other key lawyers:

Monika Ražukaitė; Vainius Šarmavičius

Key clients

FK Facades Limited

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented FK Facades Limited in a claim regarding production orders has been lodged in Lithuanian courts.


Marger acts for individuals, companies and municipalities in a range of criminal and white-collar disputes and bankruptcy proceedings; the group is also regularly instructed on construction disputes, including damages claims. Leading the civil litigation side is Deividas Poška, while, for criminal mandates, Mindaugas Dūda has extensive experience in white-collar crime proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Deividas Poška

Other key lawyers:

Mindaugas Dūda; Haroldas Stankevičius


‘Wide range of qualified specialists with experience in a large number of different fields. This comes in handy, particularly when exploring different possibilities and strategies that can be undertaken.’

‘An unrivalled level of experience. From former judges to former ministers, who can provide their opinions and insight that may have otherwise been overlooked. Having handled a number of large and serious cases also proves very useful in practice as strategies have been tried and tested.’

‘I have found the Marger team very professional. You have an immediate reaction and response to your questions, remarks and observations.’

Key clients



Šiaulių energija

Druskininkai Municipality Council and Druskininkai Municipality Administration

VšĮ Vilniaus universiteto ligoninės Santaros klinikos



Work highlights

  • Representing a Judge of the European Union General Court in a dispute with the Government of the Republic of Lithuania regarding the resumption of his position at the EU General Court.
  • Successfully defended Čiulionio Tiltas, a construction company in Lithuania, in litigation regarding the termination of the concession contract worth over €40m.
  • Successfully defended a former Lukiškės detention centre prison officer, who was accused of accepting a monetary reward from convicts.

ECOVIS ProventusLaw

Known for its strength in IT and fintech-related cases, ECOVIS ProventusLaw‘s litigation team oversees cases arising from data protection issues including trade secrets work and confidentiality agreements, and represents clients in disputes with regulators; the practice is also active in real estate and construction-related litigation. Praised as ‘business-oriented and detail-oriented’, group co-head Loreta Andziulytė has extensive experience in data protection and fintech matters, while fellow co-head Kęstutis Kvainauskas is noted for his arbitration knowledge.

Practice head(s):

Loreta Andziulytė; Kęstutis Kvainauskas

Other key lawyers:

Linas Vidžys; Milda Šlekytė; Brigida Bacienė


‘The best thing about the disputes team is most likely their ability to ensure a smooth process, identify the issues and potential solutions, and determine how they can be resolved. Comprised of reliable, analytical experts, they are very oriented towards the client and the business.’

‘Milda Šlekytė and Kęstutis Kvainauskas are very available and responsive. As a foreign customer, I particularly appreciate their ability to explain local laws and procedures.’

‘The two partners leading the team, Loreta Andziulytė and Kęstutis Kvainauskas are lawyers with years of experience and a vast amount of knowledge. True professionals, they are dedicated to their work, and it shows. They are people who could be trusted with even the most difficult legal matters. As well, as Brigida Bacienė and Linas Vidžys. They both share the same level of dedication, ability to work under pressure and find solutions to even the most complicated issues.’

Key clients

UAB deVere e-money

Z. V.

Toma Amanovaitė

Dujų sfera

UAB Vilniaus parkai

Vėdinimo meistrai

Contis / Solaris

Work highlights

  • Representing Contis/Solaris in the court in a case analysing new European standards for card payments related to technological requirements for secure customer authentication when using the payment card with various online websites.
  • Representing deVere in disputes with the financial services regulator restricting the right to invest and forcing to sell companies.
  • Representing Vilniaus parkai in a case regarding construction works in UNESCO World Heritage site.


Response‘s litigation practice group excels across a range of insolvency, insurance, and debt disputes, including restructuring proceedings, debt recovery litigation and disputes surrounding distressed debt portfolios. Litigator and arbitrator Rytis Martinkėnas heads up the team, which includes corporate and commercial litigator Stanislav PapijancLukas Vitauskas, who focuses on bankruptcy cases, and Vita Sabalytė, who has experience in public procurement and insolvency matters.

Practice head(s):

Rytis Martinkėnas

Other key lawyers:

Stanislav Papijanc; Lukas Vitauskas; Vita Sabalytė


‘Deep, detailed knowledge in specific areas. Collaborates with a wide range of experts.’

‘The law firm employs highly qualified professionals who provide the company with the highest quality services, are competent professionals in their field, capable of solving the most complex issues and achieving only the best results that meet the client’s expectations.’

‘There are no complaints about the level of service. The lawyers working with the company respond quickly to the company’s requests, promptly solve the issues that arise and maintain timely communication.’

Key clients


ADB Compensa Vienna Insurance Group

UAB SME Finance

Work highlights

  • Representing UAB SME Finance and other companies of the group in numerous disputes regarding the performance of contracts and obligations, debt collection, bankruptcy and restructuring procedures.
  • Representing UAB EDS Invest in the administration of debt portfolios, bankruptcy and restructuring procedures, debt restructurings, mergers and acquisitions.
  • Representing ADB Compensa Vienna Insurance Group in an insurance dispute.

Šulija Partners Law Firm Vilnius

Šulija Partners Law Firm Vilnius acts for foreign companies in a variety of disputes, with core expertise in aviation-related claims. The disputes practice is headed up by litigator Vytautas Šulija who has experience in cases arising from corporate transactions, as well as debt recovery and sanctions issues. The practice also fields Eduard Plešak, who is an aviation expert.

Practice head(s):

Vytautas Šulija

Other key lawyers:

Eduard Plešak; Gintautas Šulija


‘Commitment to client’s best interests, attention to tiniest details of the case to build up a winning strategy, expeditious reactions to every procedural step of the opponents.’

‘Very fast in replying and always giving perfect explanation of the situation and what need to be done to solve the issues. Always very supportive.’

‘Gintautas Šulija is the best lawyer I’ve had the honour and pleasure to work with during my career. Meticulously honest and at once a vigorous advocate for his clients.’

Key clients

AB “AviaAM Leasing”

UAB “BPC Travel”

UAB Kidy Tour

UAB GetJet Airlines

Airhub Airlines Limited

UAB Litcargus

HR Protrans OU

Aldebaran Aviation Limited

UAB “Tomuvos didmena”

Goldfruit Holding B.V.

UAB “Flatlogic EU”

UAB “Baltico”

Macquarie Aircraft Leasing Services (Ireland) Limited

Work highlights

  • Represented a Dutch private investor and a Dutch company in the first case to reach the Supreme Court of Lithuania regarding the enforceability of Share Option Agreements in Lithuania.
  • Acting for a local airline in a €9.5m dispute on the termination of two Aircraft Charter Agreements.
  • Representing a creditor at the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Lithuania in a case on recognition and enforcement of three Russian court rulings in Lithuania.